Burial of Kelp Carbon in Sediments – BURSE

Burial of Kelp Carbon in Sediments – BURSE

BURSE aims at quantifying burial of kelp carbon in soft sediments on deep water.   Background Kelps are perennial algae that make up dense forests on shallow water (0-30 m depth). Each kelp can be up to 3-4 m and is attached to hard substratum by a holdfast. Kelp...
Blue Carbon Stocks in Seagrass Meadows – SEAME

Blue Carbon Stocks in Seagrass Meadows – SEAME

SEAME aims at assessing the overall distribution and carbon storage capacity of seagrass meadows in Norway.   Background Seagrasses are aquatic flowering plants, whose name came from the grass-like morphology of most of their representatives. They are often...
KELPFLOAT

KELPFLOAT

KELPFLOAT aims to quantify the subsidy of kelp material to deeper and shallower ecosystems adjacent to kelp forests, and to identify kelp drift accumulation areas.   Background Regime shifts between sea urchin barrens and kelp forests, and shifts from kelp...
Raet National Park Marine Ecosystem Service assessment

Raet National Park Marine Ecosystem Service assessment

BackgroundRaet National Park is a marine national park, which includes approx. 607 square kilometers of the coastal nature and the sea outside the municipalities of Tvedestrand, Arendal and Grimstad – from the municipal boundary towards Risør in the east to...